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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Churches Under Siege

    • Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM
    • Location: Farmers Bank, 19 Bollingbrook Street, Petersburg Va. 23803
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    On Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 am & 2:00 p.m. a 90 minute walking tour will depart from the Farmers Bank in Old Towne Petersburg.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    153rd Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Tour Stops 7 & 8
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Artillery demonstrations and talks by rangers and living historians will be featured as we commemorate the anniversary of the most famous battle of the siege of Petersburg: The Battle of the Crater.

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    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Blandford Church Reception Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Event focuses on Southern soldiers who died during the Battle of the Crater and found their final resting place at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Military Fortifications Tour - An Evolution

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 5, 2017

    A look at military fortifications from the Civil War to World War I.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Union Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit, Behind Visitor Center
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, August 13, 2017

    Volunteer reenactors, representing Cooper's Battery, will discuss and demonstrate the steps involved in firing a 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

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Last updated: February 3, 2017

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Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803


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